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  Definition of Shoot down
  1. shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"
  2. move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
  3. thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student''s proposal"
Similar Words: down, land, tear, shoot, charge, buck, kill, defeat, vote down, vote out

 

See Also: shoot up

 

Hyponyms: rip

 

Grouped Verbs: dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot

 

Derivational Morphology: land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firma, defeat, licking

 

 
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